The late Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola was born on the 16th day of June 1902 and died on the 13th day of April 1995.
Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola was famous in his times. He remains famous in our days and his name is bound to be counted among the famous of our nation in times to come. But he did not become famous by accident. His life, although showing such nobility of comportment, actions and deeds, was lived laboriously and very scornful of inconsequential delights.
Indeed, in writing the foreword to the biography by the late Mr. Foluso Longe titled: "A Rare Breed: The Story of Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola", the late Bishop S.I.Kale made this comment about Chief Odutola: "Many years after leaving school, Chief Odutola still says he has been brought up by men who worked hard and almost without respite.
The Timothy Adeola Odutola Foundation was incorporated on 24th May 2011 as a charitable organization under Part C of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (Cap. C20 LFN) of 2004. Its ten-member Board of Trustees was inaugurated on 7th July 2011. The main objective of the Foundation is to carry on the philanthropic initiatives and the commitment to the educational, industrial and technological development of Nigeria by the late Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola who passed on to glory on April 1 3, 1995.
Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola has been described variously as a legend,